Colin Powell, the first black U.S. Secretary of State died today, October 18, due to COVID-19 complications. Doctors recognize there could be a deterrence to get vaccinated due to the unfortunate and high profile death.
Pfizer wants the FDA to give emergency use authorization (EUA) for its COVID-19 vaccine for children 5 to 11. The filing for approval is coming after Pfizer’s booster shot was just approved in September.
Minnesota health leaders warned Thursday that the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is putting heavy strain on hospitals and health care workers statewide as the coronavirus burns through the unvaccinated population.
Gov. Tim Walz called on lawmakers Tuesday to approve a series of new measures to respond to the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, including vaccine and testing requirements for teachers and school staff, and for long-term care workers.
The Milwaukee Bucks announced Monday it will require all fans seated within 15 feet of the court at Fiserv Forum to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours of the game.
After issuing an advisory noting that fake vaccines are a federal crime, the Department of Health Services say it is now investigating “a number” of complaints about the making, selling and buying of fake COVID-19 vaccine cards across Wisconsin.